Big Sky Documentary Film Festival: Shorts Block 16

Thu Feb 22 2018, 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM

A View From The Window: An immersive glimpse of a school day through the eyes of deaf children. (8 min)

Big Hips, Big Dreams: BIG HIPS, BIG DREAMS follows Tina through an ordinary day of her routines, love and her life-long pursuit to be comfortable in her own skin. As night falls, she seeks solace on stage and finds that shedding her layers is the perfect way to be her best, boldest self. (8 min)

Deighties: Having lost his wife 18 months earlier, octogenarian Phil decides that he no longer wishes to be alone anymore and embarks on a quest to find new love. With the changing times, Phil needs to navigate the complexities of the modern tools at his disposal for finding a mate. Heart-warming and nostalgic, DEIGHTIES explores the ever-changing world of courting, the difficulties of growing old single and highlights the simple, undeniable truth that in one way or another everyone is searching for companionship.(8 min)

Cajun Demonologists: A group of demonologists exorcise malicious spirits from possessed individuals and haunted homes in Louisiana and Mississippi over one very long night on Friday, November 13. An entertaining story of a candid group of exorcists that offer a look into the world of demonology and paranormal investigations. (9 min)

Coach Nison: Nison Aranov was saved from a troubled youth the day he met his table tennis coach in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. 40 years later, he has a ping pong club of his own in the basement of a parking garage in Brooklyn where he trains the next generation of champions - most notably, a mega-talented Israeli immigrant named Mishel. Nison believes Mishel has what it takes to make the American national team, but his skills will be put to the test at a tournament that attracts the best talent in the country. (14 min)

Beneath The Trees: With the help of an old still camera, a Mexican immigrant diagnosed with memory loss retraces his journey across the Arizona border with his granddaughter. (21 min)

Location: The Elks 112 N. Pattee St. Missoula, MT